I think there's a lack of understanding, or even awareness, around couples counseling, so here are four other things this research can teach us.
It lets you keep all of your Facebook messages, Instagram photos, emails, texts, and pretty much anything else to do with you and your ex all in one place.
But that understanding can sometimes lead to a pressure—to this idea that you and your partner should always be together. And that’s not the case.
The difficult truth about a lot of toxic relationships is that they often don’t start out the way. Manipulative people have a way of drawing people in and then, little by little, letting their toxic behavior take over.
In fact, having the courage and the honesty to admit when things aren’t clicking isn’t a sign of weakness in your relationship, it’s a sign of strength. Because every single marriage has its problems and its stresses.
Because there are some things that, no matter how obsessed or in love you are, just aren't sustainable. Sometimes it's just not meant to be.
Having relationship burnout is not a fun thing to admit to ourselves, especially if you've invested a lot of time, and energy, into making it work.
And, when you're single, it seems like you're texting a ton of people all the time. Whether it's crushes, exes, or even other single friends, you're probably on your phone more often than not. There are plenty of text messages …
Sometimes you see the breakup coming, and other times it can completely blindside you. But either way, it's important to come to terms with the breakup in order to move on.
It may be the worst breakup cliche. Which is a shame. Because sometimes... sometimes it is you.